SQL Server Performance

Import/Export User/Login Credentials and Passwords

Discussion in 'SQL Server 2005 General DBA Questions' started by simatics, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. simatics New Member

    Hi,
    I am having problems exporting and importing user/login credentials and passwords between two SQL 2005 database engines. I am using the built in scripts (right click on login, choose script login as -> create to -> clipboard). When I run this script against the target enigne, the login is created, but the password does not work when tested. I have to manually enter the correct password before it would work (at least that is the only change I do for it to work).
    Also, the User Mappings always disappear and I have to enter this manually.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks!
  2. simatics New Member

    Hi,
    I used http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918992/ to solve part of the problem. It worked for creating the ID and keeping the password. However, it loses the Sever Roles and User Mapping configuration.
  3. simatics New Member

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